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Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em: Is it better to Keep IT In-House or Outsource?

On February 3rd, 2016, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em: Is it better to Keep IT In-House or Outsource?

It’s love month. And today we’re taking a closer look at whether it makes sense to keep your IT in-house or outsource your IT services. As with most recommendations in IT, all businesses have different goals, perspectives and needs, so naturally, a one-size-fits-all solution just doesn’t exist. Let’s take a closer look at your options...

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3 Small Business IT Support Myths that Will Keep your Business in the “IT Stone Age”

On January 29th, 2016, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on 3 Small Business IT Support Myths that Will Keep your Business in the “IT Stone Age”

Small business IT support is in a constant state of change. Did you know your small or mid-sized business can achieve the same level of IT functionality as larger enterprises? It’s true. Many Milwaukee area businesses are making the shift from IT providers with a break/fix approach to IT firms who offer managed IT services..

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4 Things You Need (and Want) to Know About Managed IT Services

On January 12th, 2016, posted in: Managed it by Comments Off on 4 Things You Need (and Want) to Know About Managed IT Services

If you see the appeal of managed IT services, but wonder when it makes sense to incorporate this next level of IT service into your business, you’re not alone. You want to know your business applications and systems are operating efficiently and reliably. You want confidence knowing your business data is secure. Ultimately, you don’t..

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5 Cyber Security Resolutions to Start 2016 Off Right

On January 7th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Cyber Security Resolutions to Start 2016 Off Right

In 2015, cyber security came into the spotlight when more than 17 million American records were exposed to cyber-attacks, according to the Identity Theft Research Center. The worst attack included the breach of the Office of Personnel Management, which exposed the personal information of 21.5 million people. Unfortunately, experts believe 2016 won’t be any better,..

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The Top 5 Trends in 2016 That Will Change the Way You Do Business

On January 7th, 2016, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on The Top 5 Trends in 2016 That Will Change the Way You Do Business

1) Mobile Device Management (MDM) What it is: If you’re new to mobile device management (MDM), chances are, you’ll hear more about this BYOD (bring your own device) trend in the coming year. Driven by an increasingly mobile-based infrastructure, the need for a solution to secure, monitor, manage and support mobile devices across a shared..

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Is Your Medical Practice Making these 5 Common Data Backup Mistakes?

On December 14th, 2015, posted in: Data Recovery by Comments Off on Is Your Medical Practice Making these 5 Common Data Backup Mistakes?

Between HIPAA compliance and patient privacy concerns, it’s critical to have proper data backup systems in place for your offsite healthcare data security. More than ever before, healthcare legislation authorities are cracking down on medical organizations who fail to comply with HIPAA regulations. Let’s face it – million dollar plus fines are now commonplace. If you..

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Cryptowall 4.0: The Worst Ransomware Yet

On December 4th, 2015, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on Cryptowall 4.0: The Worst Ransomware Yet

Cryptowall 4.0, the fourth generation of the world’s worst ransomware is here. As if Cryptowall 2.0, wasn’t bad enough, (released October 2014), attackers then released Cryptowall 3.0 two months later in January of 2015. The criminal minds behind Cryptowall have been busy cooking up the next generation of Cryptowall ransomware over the past 10 months. The..

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Please Welcome Ontech’s Tiniest New Addition, Lindsey Theresa Piotrowski!

On December 4th, 2015, posted in: Ontech News by Comments Off on Please Welcome Ontech’s Tiniest New Addition, Lindsey Theresa Piotrowski!

We are excited to announce and welcome the daughter of Mike and Kristy Piotrowski to the Ontech Systems family!

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Ontech Systems Participates in No-Shave November

On December 4th, 2015, posted in: Ontech News by Comments Off on Ontech Systems Participates in No-Shave November

In November, Ontech Systems participated in No-Shave November, a web-based, non-profit organization devoted to growing cancer awareness and supportive funds which go towards preventing the disease, saving lives, funding research, educating, and aiding those fighting the battle. At Ontech, we did our part by growing out our beards to evoke conversation and raise cancer awareness...

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The Top 5 Scams this Holiday Season and How You Can Avoid Them

On December 4th, 2015, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on The Top 5 Scams this Holiday Season and How You Can Avoid Them

Well, it’s official. Although it feels like we just got through Halloween, the Christmas season has begun. For most, this is the season of giving, but for criminals, it’s the season of…well…taking. Here how to avoid falling victim to the top 5 scams this holiday season. 1) Fake Websites What to watch out for: As..

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